Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana as Personal Representative of His Majesty the King of Thailand presided over the Royal Award Ceremony of the 35th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, held at Kanda Hall, Beyond Kata, Phuket.

The winners from the Keelboat and Multihulls classes and the International Dinghy Classes were honoured this year to receive the royal awards from Her Majesty the Queen.

The event was attended by Admiral Adoong Pan-Iam, Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Navy; Admiral Somprasong Nilsamai, President of the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand (YRAT); Pramookpisitt Achariyachai, President of Kata Group Resorts Thailand; Mr. Kevin Whitcraft, President of the Organizing Committee; Thomas Arthur Whitcraft, Phuket King’s Cup Organising Committee; high ranking naval officers representing the Royal Thai Navy and dignitaries, hundreds of sailors, VIPs and honored guests.

The 35th Phuket King’s Cup Royal Awards Ceremony marked the end of a week of spectacular racing involving keelboats, multihulls, dinghies all competing in the beautiful waters of the Andaman Sea for some of sailing’s most prestigious trophies, bestowed by His Majesty the King of Thailand.